Active Mom Postpartum

DR. CHLOË MURDOCK- Bike Fitting & The Pelvic Floor

October 13, 2023 Season 2 Episode 41
Active Mom Postpartum
DR. CHLOË MURDOCK- Bike Fitting & The Pelvic Floor
Show Notes

Today I speak with Dr. Chloë Murdock, physiotherapist and expert bike fitter. Chloë’s clinical expertise treating endurance athletes with orthopedic and pelvic floor dysfunction gives her a unique perspective as a bike fitter, and allows her to comprehensively assess and fit cyclists to their optimal position. As a former D-1 track and cross country athlete, her love for sport runs deep. She is a Slowtwitch and BikeFit certified bike fitter, as well as a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and USATF level 1 and RRCA certified running coach. 


Chloë shares many useful tips and tricks for both pregnant moms and this retuning postpartum. You don’t want to miss this episode!

Time Stamps 

1:00 introduction 

2:08 pelvic floor and cycling 

3:40 discomfort in the saddle 

12:25 differences in bike shorts 

14:10 triathlon versus cycling shorts 

16:20 returning to cycling postpartum 

20:30 peloton during pregnancy 

22:40 increase in women in endurance sports 

26:10 most common issues seen 

28:10 ins and outs of a bike fit 

35:45 working with pregnant and postpartum athletes 

38:28 common mistakes with bike fits 

44:20 rapid fire questions 









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